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Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 17-02-2005, 21:38:24
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Posted By Funkodrom
Yeah. That's pretty much it. Which is why I...

Yeah. That's pretty much it.

Which is why I have to slow down if I need to pay attention to every word.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 17-02-2005, 21:37:22
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Cool. I'll buy it off you if you want. I...

Cool. I'll buy it off you if you want.

I think I have one of yours too? Jeff Noon? Or did I give that back.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 17-02-2005, 15:08:09
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Posted By Funkodrom
Yeah, I recommended it to Satsuma the other week....

Yeah, I recommended it to Satsuma the other week. Dunno if she's read it. But I might get a copy anyway.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 17-02-2005, 11:53:44
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Posted By Funkodrom
I now have someone on my train who I know and...

I now have someone on my train who I know and Tetris on my phone - my reading has decreased about 95%.

I sometimes read in bed...

I think I probably tend to read about 100 pages an hour, more...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 17-02-2005, 11:49:00
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Posted By Funkodrom
:eek: How do you read so slowly?

:eek: How do you read so slowly?
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 14-02-2005, 17:08:23
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Posted By Funkodrom
:lol: Why not try counting the number of...

:lol:

Why not try counting the number of ants in an anthill.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 02-02-2005, 16:50:54
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Posted By Funkodrom
Well he said he thoroughly enjoyed it. So that's...

Well he said he thoroughly enjoyed it. So that's good at least. :beer:
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 01-02-2005, 14:22:17
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Posted By Funkodrom
He went into a bookshop and said "anyone who buys...

He went into a bookshop and said "anyone who buys my book is a cunt"
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 01-02-2005, 14:11:20
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Posted By Funkodrom
Well I've never read any Martin Amis or Zadie...

Well I've never read any Martin Amis or Zadie Smith. :lol: I have to say I didn't actually read what she said about each book, just the titles and position.

I just meant that she was right that...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 01-02-2005, 11:09:54
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Posted By Funkodrom
Media in overhype shocker? :D

Media in overhype shocker? :D
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 01-02-2005, 10:47:38
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Posted By Funkodrom
Shame. I thought they were absolutely amazing. ...

Shame. I thought they were absolutely amazing.

Maybe it's a lot easier for something to massively exceed expectations when you come to them with none. :D
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 31-01-2005, 13:35:49
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Posted By Funkodrom
That's what I was trying to explain before. I...

That's what I was trying to explain before. I don't think they are anti-Religion at all but very anti-organised religion, or more generally, anti doing whatever bad things in the name of something...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 28-01-2005, 09:25:20
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Posted By Funkodrom
It's good.

It's good.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 27-01-2005, 15:21:21
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Posted By Funkodrom
Glad I could help.

Glad I could help.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 27-01-2005, 14:48:39
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Posted By Funkodrom
I knew it. You don't have to read Glue...

I knew it.

You don't have to read Glue first if you don't want to.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 27-01-2005, 14:43:10
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Posted By Funkodrom
That's why you're so eager to get onto Porno...

That's why you're so eager to get onto Porno right? :cute:
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 27-01-2005, 14:29:30
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Posted By Funkodrom
Don't worry though, there's loads and loads of...

Don't worry though, there's loads and loads of sex in Glue anyway. ;)
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 27-01-2005, 13:06:06
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Posted By Funkodrom
I wonder if Scottish readers have problems...

I wonder if Scottish readers have problems reading the accent of the girl from Reading in Porno? :)

Also, if you haven't read Glue it could be worth reading that first. Juice Terry - one of his...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 27-01-2005, 13:03:15
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Posted By Funkodrom
And the characters have limited vocabularies...

And the characters have limited vocabularies anyway. :)
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 27-01-2005, 09:14:09
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Posted By Funkodrom
I don't get that at all, it's not that hard to...

I don't get that at all, it's not that hard to work out. I didn't need a translator and I've never even been to Scotland.

After about 20 pages I could read it almost as fast as if it was in...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 26-01-2005, 09:43:14
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Posted By Funkodrom
Just want to get to the smut eh? You don't...

Just want to get to the smut eh?

You don't need to read Trainspotting at all but I would finish it anyway.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 25-01-2005, 16:49:23
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Posted By Funkodrom
If you like his stuff it's well worth it. A...

If you like his stuff it's well worth it. A worthy and fitting sequel to Trainspotting.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 25-01-2005, 15:43:03
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Posted By Funkodrom
Porno is great.

Porno is great.
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 24-01-2005, 15:14:30
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Posted By Funkodrom
Some of this is probably slightly spoiler if...

Some of this is probably slightly spoiler if people haven't read it but without giving too much away - Basically to make Will seem patient. I don't know about "brilliant" philosophical/scientific...
Forum: Film, Fiction and Writing 24-01-2005, 14:49:56
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Posted By Funkodrom
Yes, I know what Paradise Lost is, I just haven't...

Yes, I know what Paradise Lost is, I just haven't read it.

The way he's written Lyra (I think) is deliberate - you're supposed to think that about her and the reasons become more apparent as you...
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